I cannot enter data in my Excel 2000 spreadsheet
Good afternoon dear members of the microsoft.public.excel.misc newsgroup. I
need Your kindly help. I cannot enter data in my Excel 2000 document for one
or other reason. I just clic on any of the spreasheet cells and type for
word but it does not work.
Any idea ?
What else is going on? Are you using VBA code on the back
side? Are there any Excel alert boxes open behind your
main application window? Please provide more information.
>Good afternoon dear members of the
microsoft.public.excel.misc newsgroup. I
>nee...code for auto import from excel to Access97
Thanks for the previous help.
I now need some direction in setting code to automatically import data from
excel into Access97.
I have set up my queries for the import, and it works like a champ. Before I
can run that query, I have to manually import the excell data into a
specially named table. I would like a command that would allow the
importing of the excel data (.csv) into the specially named table, then
append that data into 3 seperate tables, which is done using my queries.
I would like this command to be placed in one of my "switchboard" menus, but
I don't se...Format date in excel 2000 like '31st January 2005' #4
Trying to set up field in Excel Data Source file so that the current date can
be input in letters typed in this format '31st January 2005'
Is it possible or am I stuck with dd/mmm/yy format?
Good afternoon Malcolm Agingwell
Would the date in the format "31 January 2005" be of any use to you?
If so, set up a custom format of dd mmmm yyyy. Excel doesn't handl
ordinals (1st, 2nd, 3rd etc) on its own.
dominicb's Profile: http://www.excelforum.com/member.php?action=getin...how do i convert excel to csv format
I am trying to convert multi tabs excel file into csv. Can I get all the tabs
in csv format in a same file?
If you combine all the data into one worksheet in a new workbook, then you could
save that workbook as your CSV file.
Ron de Bruin has some code at:
that might get you started.
> I am trying to convert multi tabs excel file into csv. Can I get all the tabs
> in csv format in a same file?
...See if cell is in Range
Thanks for taking the time to read my question.
I'm passing a string that is a cell reference to a function. In that
function I want to determine if that cell reference is within a predetermined
range. Not sure how to do that. Right now I have:
Function CheckRange(TheSheet As String, TheCell As Range) As Boolean
If TheSheet = "Sheet1" Then
if TheCell In Range("B4:B30") then 'This line is red as it is incorrect
CheckRange = True
What do I use instead of "In"?
Use something like:
If In...Editing in a cell
I am having a problem with a newly created workbook.
When I go to a cell that has data in it and try to add more data to the
existing string I lose all the previous information. The work sheet that I am
working in is protected and I have "edit directly in cell" checked in the
options section. It is almost like my double click (as well as F2) are being
treated as a single click.
I figured it out. For some reason "Hide" is selected for the unlocked cells.
"John English" wrote:
> I am having a problem with a newly created workbook.
> Wh...Excel's option menu
Every time I go into my Excel "Options" menu I get a
message that states Excel.exe is being closed by Windows.
Any ideas on how to correct this?
XL97: Error Messages Appear Clicking Options on Tools Menu
Maybe this is your problem AJ
Regards Ron de Bruin
(Win XP Pro SP-1 XL2002 SP-2)
"AJ" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message news:email@example.com...
> Every time I go into my Excel "Options" menu I get a
> message that states Excel.exe ...Money signs appear in my Cell and I don't want them there
Im trying to enter the numbers 2.9 in cell like AD and it turns it into
$2.90. That is not what I need, how do I stop that?
Format as General instead of currency
"kate" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Im trying to enter the numbers 2.9 in cell like AD and it turns it into
> $2.90. That is not what I need, how do I stop that?
...How do I get a cell to remember the last entry and add to it?
I am using Excel 2000. I want my cell to remember the number in it and add
an additional number each time I need to retotal.
Sounds like you want that cell to be an accumlator cell.
Simple question with complex results.
You can have a cumulative total in a cell if you have a
separate source cell for adding a new total to the original.
Use at your own risk. I am Posting this just to show you how it can
be done, not as a good solution. You would be much better off to
have another column so you can keep track of past entries.
Goes like this: =IF(CELL("address")="$C$4&...OLAP and Excel question
Hi everyone, I posted this in excel.misc on the 11th Feb. No response
Using Excel 2003, a cube database (extension .cub) with a pivot table. The
OLAP database is 1,000 rows deep and 13 columns wide. Therefore only 13,000
cells. A PivotTable should handle this easily. When I expand all the levels,
I get the following message:
"Excel cannot display this PivotTable report. The row area has more than
65,536 items, or the column area has more than 16,384 items."
I thought the there were only 256 columns in Excel And I thought that a
pivot table could only display 8,000 elements from a ...import UTF8 to Excel
I import a text file which was saved in UTF8 format to
Excel, but the characters are mashed.
If I save the file in unicode by notepad, then I can
import to Excel without problem.
But the same UTF8 text file, I can open in Word.
Any one can help?
...Excel 2007 and large spreadsheets
I have a user that doesn't want to move to Excel 2007 from 2003 due to what
he describes as "Specifically, my analytical tasks often involve creating
very large spreadsheets (>100 MB) for data processing. I found that Excel
2007 tended to freeze up or calculate indefinitely when working with such
large spreadsheets, and therefore was unsatisfactory for my needs". I can't
find anything that addresses this type of issue.
Manager, IT Helpdesk
Len, type in:-
EXCEL Specifications And Limits
- on an F1 search within EXCEL 2007...Excel and MS Works v4.5
Have been using MS Works v4.5 with W98se for some time now
due to invoicing capability, but am new to e-mail and the
Am wondering if Works document or spreadsheet files are e-
mailable or convertible to such and also if recipient can
read these files with more modern versions of Excel and
I use excel2002, but not Works. But Works has an option under File|SaveAs to
save as a .xls file.
I think I'd do a little experiment and save your file as a .xls file and email
one. Then find out if everything worked ok.
> Have been using MS Works ...Using Excell to input data into Access
Is it posible to use an excel spreadsheet to enter data into access?
The actual reason for using excel to enter the fields in access is that over
100 of our users are familiar with excel, but do not know anything about
databases. They actually call excel a database about 1/2 of the time.
We work in a contract research facility that does lots of different projects
in several scientific disciplines of varying complexity. I started using
databases to store my research data in back in the 80's with db3. We did not
even have an IT department until about 2 years ago. I have been trying to
drag ...How do I enter the date last modified in the footer of an Excel d.
How do I enter the date last modified in the footer of an Excel document?
I want to be able to distribute a monthly or weekly report in Excel to users
and have it automatically update the date last modified in the footer each
time I update the report.
You need to do that with a Before_Print event macro. If you search the
newsgroups from Google you will find lots of examples.
On Fri, 4 Feb 2005 09:33:04 -0800, "Last modified date in footer" <Last
modified date in email@example.com> wrote:
>How do I enter the date last modified in the footer of an Excel doc...Excel opens two worksheets instead of one
I have Office 2007 and recently upgraded to Windows 7. When I open an
existing document in Excel, sometimes (about 50% of the time) it opens a
second blank worksheet along with it. Word does this also. Is there a way
to fix this?
...65000 Row Limitation from Access to Excel
This question has been asked a couple times, but the answer seems to be unclear so I will ask again.
I have query results in Access that I would like to work with in Excel - I like Excel pivot tables better than Access pivot tables. If I highlight the 287K line Access table, right click on copy, then paste into the 1 million plus row spreadsheet capacity in Excel, it only pastes 65,000 lines. Exports from Access to the million row plus spreadsheet work similarly only exporting 65,000 lines of the much larger table. I can successfully export the data from Access to a text file, then impor...Excel Chart How do I create Y axis to represent numbers I am using
I am attempting to create a chart that is populating its data from another
worksheet in the same book. I am pulling in numbers that range from 75000 to
3000000 and I would like my y axis to be 50K to 350K in multiples of 25K but
I can not figure out how to adjust the axis key.
Thanks for your help in advance.
Select the axis and press Ctrl+1 (numeral one).
Excel 2003 and earlier:
In the dialog that appears, click on the Scale tab, and enter the values you
want for min, max, and major unit, and don't check the corresponding Auto
Check Fixed for each of mi...Excel graphs should allow copy & paste of individual bar formats
In excel graphs - bar charts, I make the last bar a hashed shading as it is a
forcast. To do this I select only the last bar and change its formating. At
the end of the month I want to change the format back to the same as all the
other bars and make the new coming month's predicted value that hashed
Unfortunately excel will not allow copy and paste in this situation - so I
have do open the format tab etc and then change.
This post is a suggestion for Microsoft, and Microsoft responds to the
suggestions with the most votes. To vote for this suggest...looking for range of text in a single cell
I just started a new job and my company already had a file with abou
16,000 records in it (called Products). This file contains all of th
parts numbers that they carry. In this file there is one column calle
"description". This cell contains the dimensions, color name and som
other information such as if the piece is flat or rounded. I hav
another file that has about 400 records and this file tells me "colo
name" as well as the "type" of stone that it is (called Stone_Type).
What I am trying to do is add a field to the Products file that wil
say stone type. ...Difference between an excel worksheet and XLXS file
I'm a beginner in the world of computer and ms office. On my computer I
using Office2007. In excel Icreate a file and saved it as .XLXS file. For the
correctons of this file I send to my friend,by using a flash disk. My friend
is using Office2003. My file is not oppen on my friend's computer.Why?
"Martin" <Martin@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> I'm a beginner in the world of computer and ms office. On my computer I
> using Office2007. In excel Icreate a file and saved it as .XLXS f...Merging excel data into word #2
Ok, I have a feeling this process is quite simple, but I haven't bee
able to figure it out on my own, nor find anything in FAQ's.
I have created an excel spreadsheet containing the following:
students' last name, first name, ID number, advisor and counselo
(obvioulsy Im in education)
I would now like to create a phone call log for each student, but woul
like to import each students' info into this word document. So as
print the 100 or so pages, page one would have the first students info
page two would contain the second students info, and so on.
Any help is greatly appre...To have a 'fixed cell' be equal to the last data entered cell in a column
Good Evening All,
I have a worksheet, example below.
I have frozen the panes to always show rows 1-3.
I wish the cell A3 to be the same as the last 'non-blank' cell in Column
A.(See explanation below).
2 Header Header
So in this case, at present, A3 would be M1001,(A9), but when I enter a new
value in A10, (eg M1008), I would like A3 to automatically update to A10 ie
I think that maybe INDIRECT or OFFSET maybe involved but am fairly
unfamiliar with ...Getting Excel 2000 Options to be remembered
Two questions really:
1. How do I get options for a particular workbook to be saved? I am findng
that the option to have R1C1 Reference style to be ticked does not get saved
with the workbook but other options do.
2. How can I get options to be either global for all workbooks or for a
range of workbooks?
Unfortunately, R1C1 style is one of those options that is set by the first
workbook that is opened in a session. Calculation Mode is another.
You could set the R1C1 style in your Personal.xls which will open hidden with
each session of Excel, thus ensuring that th...Autocorrect in Excel
Do anyone know how to make the autocorrect-function expresse "m2"
(square meter) to a format where "2" is shown as superscript?
You can do this through Tools>Options>Spelling>autocorrect options
With m then Alt+0178
that is type m then hold down the Alt button as you type 0178 (from the
Numeric Keypad only).
Nothing will appear after the m until you finish typing 0178 and release
the Alt key when you should see m�
I would not recommend this. You would not be able to type M2 as a cell